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forward. or even if west virginia was in a position to perhaps win , wirin either way, a david versus g go lieith -- goliath type feel. >> jim: no question. >> clark: and butler has been working towards this opportunity for a long time. >> jim: good feed, smith goes inside to ebanks. >> clark: one of the few times we have seen that tonight, jim, and usually west virginia will get a couple of baskets a half on that type of cut but duke has done a really good job of pressuring the ball and being in good position as a team to take away some of the curls and back cuts. >> jim: the first points of the second half for ebanks. scheyer. gets past the defenders. >> clark: everything that we talk about at the top of the telecast that west virginia needed to do, defend the 3-point shot, rebound the basketball, contain dribble penetration. [whistle] >> clark: it has not happened. >> jim: another call against thomas. how about the big three? talking about singler, smith, scheyer. for the duke blue devils. >> clark: they have all been stellar and nolan smith has done it with the penetration and 3-point
>>> praying for a miracle. still no sign of life for four miners trapped in a west virginia mine for more than a day and a half. >>> targeting terror. the u.s. government approves the killing of an american cleric. >>> and body on board. two women are caught trying to sneak a dead man onto an airplane. sneak a dead man onto an airplane. >> he wasn't dead. captioning funded by cbs >>> good morning, thanks for joining us, i'm michelle gielan. they're praying for a miracle in west virginia this morning. a desperate effort is under way to reach four missing miners trapped by monday's coal mine explosion. the blast killed at least 25 miners. rescue crews are drilling shafts to vent deadly gases but they don't expect to break through until late today. terrell brown is in montcoal, west virginia with more. good morning, terrell. >> reporter: good morning to you. we saw a number of fire trucks racing back toward that coal mine this morning. apparently there was a brushfire on or near the property. no word this morning on how serious that was. meanwhile rescuers continue to work to save t
than double the wage of other industries in west virginia. >> it's the way of life of appalachia, the majority. it provides a great income so you can raise your family and do the things you want to do. i mean, if you... you have to leave the state to get an income that is sufficient as that and you know the hazards and what might happen everyday that you go in. >> reporter: 15,000 west virginiaens work in active underground mine. most shifts run between 10 and 12 hours. relatives learn to live with the fear but they never fully get used to it. as a mom, what is it like to have a son who goes in the mines everyday? >> it's hard. it's real hard. >> reporter: the children of gary quarrels are learning that all too well. they'll miss the man everyone called spanky who died in the explosion at the age of 33. >> it breaks your heart. it breaks your heart. this could be me waiting for news. and my heart goes out to them. >> reporter: the tragic stories of the victims are just starting to emerge here. take the davis family. tim davis, sr., and two of his nephews, corey davis and josh nap
>>> coming up next on eyewitness news saturday morning, news out of west virginia. the search is over, the rescue operation for four missing miners has come to an end. what rescue workers discovered overnight. >>> end the call, talking on your cell phone while driving will soon cost you. when the ban will go in effect. >>> home opener let down, fans back orioles park, but leave disappointed as the birds let another one slip away. >>> a chilly start to your saturday. meteorologist tim williams is here with an updated look at the first warning weather forecast. eyewitness news saturday morning starts now. >>> good morning,. welcome to eyewitness news saturday, i'm gigi barnett. >>> i'm tim williams. it's a cool start. good morning to. >>> you chilly, cool,. >> all the cs as opposed to the hs, hazy, hot and humid. temperatures on target for where we should be this time of year. we have a few clouds out there. you see a lot of blue. a lot of sunshine. good day to be outside without being too hot. not the really warm temperatures we had earlier in the week. no 90s. we are closer to
>>> tragedy. 25 dead, four still missing in a west virginia coal mine in the worst u.s. mining disaster in decades. >>> tiger's take. tiger woods prepares for the masters after facing the media at augusta. >> i take full responsibility for what i've done and i don't take that lightly. >>> and on top of the world. duke's blue devils beat the butler bulldogs for their fourth ncaa title. >> and duke is the king of the dance 2010. >>> this is the "cbs morning news" for tuesday, april 6th, >>> this is the "cbs morning news" for tuesday, april 6th, 2010. captioning funded by cbs >>> good morning. thanks for joining us. i'm michelle gielan. a coal mine explosion in west virginia has killed at least 25 miners at a coal mine with a history of safety issues. it's the worst mine disaster in this country since 1984. at least four other miners are missing, trapped more than 1,000 feet underground. the rescue operations at the upper big branch mine have been suspended due to a buildup of methane gas. the explosion struck the mine yesterday afternoon. steve dunlop has more. >> reporter: siren
service for coal miners killed in west virginia. the president promises safer working conditions in the future. and leaving their mark, what the scribbles left by young g.i.s on troop ships reveal about the vietnam war. >> this is the "cbs evening news" with russ mitchell. >> mitchell: and good evening. the cleanup and search for survivors continues tonight in the south. yesterday's string of tornadoes cut path of destruction from louisiana to georgia. hardest hit, yazoo city, mississippi, where at least ten were killed and 21 were taken to the hospital. tonight authorities believe the damage there was caused by one tornado. don teague is in yazoo city with the latest. don, good evening. >> reporter: good evening, russ. national guard troops and state police are patrolling the streets of yazoo city tonight as residents here begin the process of cleaning up after a path of destruction that crosses the entire state. the day after a deadly tornado tore across yazoo city, mississippi, there are parts of this town that, like the roof of francine cox's house, are simply gone. >> i don'
his scandal. >>> deadly mind disaster. others missing in west virginia nationwide insurance, let me hear it. i've never had an accident. is there anything you can do for me ? yeah, i'm here with liz. i need a brilliant idea right now. guys ! i just gagged. here it is. deductible. take $50 off. wait. take $100 off for every year she doesn't have an accident... ... and call it vanishing deductible. hook, line, sinker. done. >>> deadly mine explosions, dozens of people are dead after an explosion in west virginia. >> good evening i'm denise koch. >> and vic carter. >>> sirens screamed toward the upper big bend mine. and people feared the worse. >> my brother called and he said if ambulances were going past my house. because it's a coal mining community. and when you hear so many ambulances, there has to be something wrong. >> reporter: dozens of ambulances were heading toward charleston, west virginia. >> it's a rescue operation. they have 96 hours of oxygen in there. so we have time on our side. >> reporter: officials do not know what caused the explosion but say it appeared to have h
victims to "help them seek peace." ben tracy, cbs news, los angeles >> couric: meanwhile, in west virginia, hope is turning to despair. the fate of four missing miners remains uncertain tonight as once again dangerous conditions inside the mine forced rescue teams to turn back. national correspondent jim axelrod is in montcoal, west virginia. jim, it's been more than four days since this explosion. where does the rescue operation stand now? >> reporter: katie, for the third time in two days rescue teams are back inside the mine, although it is clear to say with every passing hour chances grow slimmer for a miracle in west virginia. the funerals started today in west virginia. 61-year-old benny willingham was among the first laid to rest. his army buddies flew here from california to say good-bye. they used to ask their pal about his dangerous job. >> he said "it is what it is, i've got to take care of the family." he knew what the possibilities could be. >> reporter: the remaining glimmer of hope continued to fade this afternoon after more frustration for rescue crews. at 12:45 this mornin
. in other news, one week after the explosion at a west virginia coal mine, the last of the bodies are now being recovered. now the focus is shifting to how the disaster happened and who might be to blame. jim axelrod is in charleston, west virginia. >> reporter: at a memorial this afternoon, west virginia's governor tried to soothe the spirits broken by the nation's deadliest mining disaster in 40 years. >> when someone you love becomes a memory, the memory becomes a treasure. we have 29 treasures. 29 treasures. >> reporter: an army of pastors has been busy at church as much ass and funerals across the state since saturday morning when west virginia's worst fears were confirmed and the last four missing miners were found dead. >> we did not receive the miracle that we prayed for. >> reporter: it turns out rescue workers had walked right past three of the four missing miners' bodies in their very first trip into the mine, right after the explosion a week ago. >> there was so much smoke and the conditions were so dire at that time with dust in the air that they apparently bypassed the three
>>> digging in. the last ditch effort to rescue four missing west virginia coal miners. >> i believe that families are relieved and knowing that this process is starting which the end will be near. >>> back in the swing. tiger woods doesn't miss a beat in his return to competitive golf. >>> and family reunion. two neighbors in canada find out they have a lot in common. >> newfinland would have been exceptional, but across the road is something amazing. >>> this is the "cbs morning news" for friday, april 9th, >>> this is the "cbs morning news" for friday, april 9th, 2010. captioning funded by cbs >>> good morning. thanks for joining us. i'm michelle gielan. this morning, rescue crews are making a last ditch mad dash into that west virginia coal mine to look for four trapped miners. they were buried by an explosion monday that killed 25 others. terrell brown is in naoma, west virginia with the latest. good morning. >> reporter: michelle, good morning to you. a decision had to be made soon. time is running out to potentially save the lives of those four missing miners. and in t
virginia mine disaster. >>> and orphan uproar. a tennessee woman returns her adopted russian son because of what she says are behavioral problems. >>> this is the "cbs morning news" for monday, april 12th, >>> this is the "cbs morning news" for monday, april 12th, 2010. captioning funded by cbs >>> thanks for joining us. i'm michelle gielan. the president hosts a two day nuclear security summit beginning today in washington. representatives from 47 countries will attend. the largest gathering of world leaders hosted by the u.s. since the 1945 conference that founded the u.n. the goal? keeping nuclear weapons away from terrorist organizations like al qaeda. tara mergener is in washington with details. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, michelle. that's right, the focus here is preventing nuclear terrorism and this is said to be an unprecedented call for action. president obama wants to make sure nuclear weapons don't end up in the wrong hands. >> the single biggest threat to u.s. security for short term, medium term and long term would be the possibility of the terrorist organizatio
to the mine disaster in west virginia, president obama today ordered federal mine safety officials to give him a report by next week on what caused that explosion that killed at least 25 miners. but right now, the focus is on the four who may still be alive. 32 rescue workers finally got inside the mine today but they were forced to turn back for their own safety. our national correspondent jim axelrod is in mont coal, west virginia. and, jim, how serious is this setback? >> reporter: with slim hope growing only slimmer, katie, and frustration rising, the rescue teams are now preparing to head back into the mine, in sometime in the next few hours and resume their search for the four missing miners. for the family and friends of four missing miners in west virginia, there is little left to do but hold hands and pray. >> we still have four men underground that i know that the god lord savior can reach out and touch them. >> reporter: just before 5:00 this morning, four teams, each with eight rescue workers, entered the mine. four hours later, they had traveled three miles by rail, another mile o
reaches the final four. one of the final four, the west virginia mountaineers are team- based over the maryland state line. just in morgan town. and their close proximity means they had a big falling here in maryland. weijia jiang has more on the local excitement for the team. weijia? >> mary in our road trip today, we found so many people who say they love living in maryland. but they love rooting for the ones next door. [ car honking ] >> reporter: there's something strange going on in maryland. >> let's go, mountaineers. >> reporter: in which traditionally terrapin terps make it impossible to see any red. >> let's go, mountaineers. >> we believe blue and gold here. >> but you live in maryland. >> i know. it's almost an oasis, if you will, in the big sea of red and white. >> it came to an end when michigan state beat them at the buzzer. but west virginia clinched a spot after beating kentucky, the first time in 19 years. >> it's the only thing in the state of west virginia that brings people together like it does. >> reporter: and driving just a few miles down maryland roads, lea
. >>> president obama is calling for a deep investigation into the mine blast in west virginia. he says that the probe must be thorough and people need to be held accountable. the task of bringing bodies out of the mine have started. 29 of the miners died instantly in the methane explosion. >> there was a bomb i can't explain, they bombed the brotherhood. >> the company had been cited in the past for safety issues. >>> a successful saturday session in the general assembly as lawmakers approve a budget. the house of delegates vote to approve a budget voting on a mix of cuts. they're facing $2 billion short fall. and the eastern shore murder of sarah foxwell has pushed for tougher penalties. >>> turning now to sports, another game, another loss for the orioles. try and try as they might, the orioles didn't put up much of a fight at camden yards. he pitched 7 1/3 shutout innings. the o's lose 3-0 in this one. orioles star second baseman roberts didn't play last night because of this slide into second base on friday, he strained a muscle and they're considering placing him on the 15-day
of virginia. that is headed pretty much in your direction. you can look for similar activity moving your way. we'll probably see more showers until at least nine or 10:00 tonight, but good news on the horizon tomorrow. all right, bob, good to hear that. stay with wjz for complete coverage for instant updates on the forecast and a look at the incredible damage done by the tornado. log onto new details today about a police involved shooting in glen burnie. >>reporter: police are identifying the anne arundel county officer who advertised and then shot a man. after he tazed him. >> the officer is a three year veteran of the police department. >>> a young woman struck and killed in rose dale is identified today. police say the 17-year-old was pushing her two-year-old in a stroller and had just crossed philadelphia road when she was hit. the driver of the 19907 ford pickup truck stopped to help. the child was not hurt. charges are pending, though, against the driver. 45-year-old. >>> a shocking report about the state of the nation's health. in tonight's health watch report, sandra report
. from the tiny town in west virginia still in shock. >> reporter: poisonous gas is keeping rescuers from reaching the men in the mine. families of the 25 other miners are slowly getting word that their loved ones did not survive the explosion. >> it's quite evident something went very wrong. >> reporter: michelle lost her father, he was just 5 weeks away from retiring. >> we were his life. coal mining game next. >> reporter: a blast happen during a shift change at the upper minor. it's about 30-miles south. it has a history of safety problems for not properly ventilating gas. crews are trying to drill shafts into the mine to release the toxic gases, it could be wednesday night before they determine if the air is safe enough for rescuers to go back inside. they reached one of the airtight chambers and found it empty. >> if i'm on that side of table and that's my father and my brother or my uncle or cousin, i'm going to have hope. >> families of the miners are trying to comfort each other. >> we'll make it. tough people waiting as emergency crews continue their work. wjz, eyewitness n
in west virginia, and they are forced to retreat. kathryn brown reports for wjz, unsafe conditions are forcing the teens out of the mines. >> reporter: rescuers, waiting outside the upper big branch mine are anxious to get back underground. >> this is still a rescue mission to us. we still have rescue chambers that we have to go to. and we still believe. >> reporter: this morning, teens got close to where four missing miners may be located. when explosive levels of toxic gas forced them to evacuate. >> you can imagine hauling equipment for a long distance, getting up there. getting exactly where you need to be. and then having to double time back out because you find yourself in harm's way. >> reporter: crews are working above ground to drill more holes and make the air in the mine safe. >> main thing is, we know we can get crews so far. >> reporter: the families are all staying together here on this mountain. and cargd to the governor, they -- according to the governor, they are getting very little sleep. this community is doing all it can to support them as they wait for word on
pennsylvania, virginia, delaware. people drive hundreds of miles just to come to strowski's on good friday. >> i remember covering the story and people coming down from new york state. people travel a long way. >> you have to look at it this way. strowski's is to polish sausage as corn beef is to -- i could go for a polish sausage. >> reporter: i like the spicey one. >> with mustard on that. >> reporter: yes. >> on a toasted bun. >> reporter: that will clear the sinuses. >> it will clear the room too. >> another easter tradition is the butter in the lamb form. they force the but her in a mold. >> reporter: that's right. we'll be here a little later. and the folks will be lining up here to do their good friday tradition. it's a great piece of baltimore. it really is. have a good friday. and happy easter everybody. we'll see you in fells point in front jimmy's restaurant monday morning. and we have pirates joining us. >> i think there could be a soup of the day at jimmy's. want at the say happy easter to all the people at jimmy's. >> reporter: what is normally tear pen country, mountaineers
. >>> still ahead, safety on the rails, the governor's of maryland, virginia and d.c. afraid of the metro system. what they're planning to do. >>> coming up, local researchers found a way to speed up the detection of dangerous organisms, buying time that could save lives. >>> lucky to be alive. the freak accident, a horse managed to survive. >>> it's a sunny, mild, calm afternoon, things can change. get your updated forecast. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, >>> a series of mistakes by a california couple ends with the baby dead in the car. they left the baby in the car for 13 hours because each thought the other brought the baby inside. they found the baby, it was 78 degrees outside but the heat inside the car was must worse. >>> a horse in tennessee is a walking miracle. a horse returned home after being impaled by a tree limb. after several surgeries, he was allowed to go home to his own barn. >> a new tool to fight bio terrorism is tested and it could save lives by saving crucial time. it's won. >>> a sampling device. >> it works rapidly, it takes on the order of 30 minutes to identify a
on that deadly west virginia mine explosion. on sunday, president obama and vice president biden attended a memorial service for the 29 miners in buckley, west virginia. the president told the miners' families that he would work for safer mining work environments. >> we cannot bring back the 29 men we lost. they're with the lord now. our task here on earth is to save lives from being lost in another such tragedy. to do what we must do individually and collectively to assure safe conditions underground. >> a preliminary report says the cause of the blast was a buildup of methane gas or coal dust. >>> before he traveled to west virginia, the president was in north carolina. an armed man who was spotted at the airport as the president was leaving is under arrest. 23-year-old joseph sean mcvey of ohio was charged with a misdemeanor. police saw mcvey in a parking lot getting out of his car with a side arm. he was not near the president's plane, which had just departed. authorities said he had formulas for rifle scopes. he's being held on a $100,000 bail. >>> they're close, but there's no deal
. >>> let's take a look at radar, we have some rain across virginia, and it's moving slowly but surely toward the north to northeast. there you see it across rowanock now. periods of rain as that low approaches. 53degrees right now, temperatures are going to drop a little bit more tonight. no winds, barometer currently holding steady. southern virginia temps, 45 oakland, ocean city. it is going to continue to get a little moist. very light winds across the entire region. most of the day they've been out of the south southwest. but tomorrow, they'll continue to bring more moisture out of the south. this low is moving to the east primarily across the north carolina and virginia border. you may pick up a .10. it will be cloudy all day long and you may see periods of rain. right now if this continues moving to the east and doesn't extend to the north, we will not see as much rain for at all. the weak front will pass us on thursday. may bring us a brief sprinkle and plenty of sunshine and milder temps for friday. saturday night yet another system coming to the plain states to bring us anoth
in decades. >> we're tough people here in virginia, we'll make it. >> tonight, the effort to rescue the miners. >>> the pain of the last 22 hours drags on for a tiny town in west virginia. 24 miners are dead, four are still misses after an explosion in a mine. tonight, the town hangs on to hope hoping the miners will survive. >> reporter: the people of the town are praying for a miracle. >> we join together, that's what we do. >> reporter: in these hills, two drills operating side by side are boring down 1100 feet to ventilate toxic gases. so rescuers can go back inside the upper big branch mine where four workers are still missing. >> we cannot do anything more at this time, we cannot enter the mines without putting people at risk. >> reporter: the town is already grieving the loss of 25 miners who died in the massive underground explosion monday afternoon. it's the worse mining accident in the u.s. since 1984. >> i'm just really sad. my brother is gone. >> reporter: many families are still holding on to hope their loved ones could be among the missing and possibly still alive. so
have several hours where we'll see rain activity. moving in from virginia it's pretty much ended. areas of light to moderate rain on the eastern shore, a batch moving your direction and around dc as well, moving east to northeast. so till about 2:00 or 2:30, -- >> okay, bob, thank you. >>> what started as traffic trouble, turned into more for one man. that's because he filmed and posted it on you tube. >> reporter: the bikerdecided to postthe video on you tube. when the state police saw the posting and reopened the investigation. >> get off the motorcycle, get off the motorcycle. get off the motorcycle. state police. >> reporter: this video is causing a stir online with state police and now the hartford county state's attorney. an unmarked trooper car pulled him over for speeding. >> i was afraid, i felt the person at that time i didn't know was an officer was going to shoot me. >> reporter: the man could be in trouble because he posted the video on you tube. >> i posted it on you tube, because my mother was upset about the whole situation, and he pulled a gun at me i didn't know
. rescue crews plan to enter a west virginia coal mine this morning to search for four missing miners. >>> and tee time. tiger woods returns to golf today at the masters as nike releases a new commercial using the voice of his late father. >> did you learn anything? >> this is the "cbs morning news" for thursday, april 8, >> this is the "cbs morning news" for thursday, april 8, 2010. captioning funded by cbs >>> good morning. thanks for joining us. i'm michelle gielan. we begin this morning with another airline security scare. this time what appears to have been a very bad joke triggered a bomb scare on board a united airlines flight. the jet landed safely. the passengers are fine. and no explosives were found. >> reporter: emergency vehicles surrounded united flight 663 when it landed in denver about 7:00 last night. the 757 with 163 people on board was traveling from washington to denver when the trouble began. a man identified as a low level diplomat from cutter apparently tried to sneak a smoke in the bathroom. when he was confronted by the flight crew, he reportedly quipped that
on the rescue efforts. >>> crews are working around the clock to get back inside the west virginia mine where 25 workers died and four are missing. >> god bless them. they're out there giving all they have. and it's a slow process. >> reporter: teams must drill down more than 1,000 feet to ventilate the toxic gases that forced rescuers out. it may be wednesday night at the earliest, before officials know whether the air is safe. the energy company's upper big branch mine has a history of violations for not properly ventilating highly combustible methane gas. emergency crews were sent racing there during monday afternoon's shift change. >> it's quite evidence -- evident to us that something went terribly wrong. >> reporter: they said a carbon monoxide warning was the first hint of trouble. >> because some victims are still in the mine, not all have been identified. this community is praying for a miracle. >> by golly, if i'm on that side of the table and that's my father, my brother, my uncle, my cussin, i'm going to have hope. >> reporter: michelle kinney got word last last night that she lost h
to the final four. one of the final four, the west virginia mountaineers, a team based just over the state line in morgantown. and their close proximity means they have a huge following here. weijia jiang has more on the local excitement for that team. weijia? >> mary, we took a road trip across the state and say they found so many people who say they love maryland, but love rooting for the mountaineers right next door. [ car honking ] >> reporter: there's something strange going on in maryland. >> let's go. >> reporter: in which traditionally terrapin terps pocket the mountaineers stance make it impossible to see any red. >> we believe in blue and gold here. >> but you live in maryland. >> i know. it's almost an aasis -- oasis. >> the men's tourney came to an end when michigan state beat them at the buzzer. so western junior clinched a spot after bookletting kentucky. the first in 19 years. >> it's the only thing in the state of west virginia that brings people together like it does. >> and driving just a few miles down maryland roads, brings you right onto the country roads of west virginia.
virginia. greensboro, charlotte. just approaching charleston, west virginia. and by tomorrow morning, we will see light rain in the region. and on and off during the day tomorrow. most of this will pass across virginia. we'll be in the northern fringe of that, seeing some rain in our area, tomorrow afternoon. into the evening hours. before it clears out late tomorrow night. look at temperatures. still another mild day. our normal high is 66, 67. that's where we are right now. 66, 68 in washington. a little more sun, south of d.c. 62 in oakland. not too bad out there. and 57 off the water. cooling down in ocean city. still very dry. dew point is down to mid-30s. clouds coming down late tonight. we're going to have to get moist before we see the rain coming down. winds very, very light. they have been out of the south and southwest. here's that little system over portions of northern virginia. it's heading across the carolinas with the rain. now it's in the western carolinas. southwestern virginia getting light rain. all of this is moving off to the east/northeast. just south of washington
needed help. >>> president obama traveled to west virginia to offer support for the families of april 5th mine disaster. no one can bring the 25 miners back, the president said but the administration will work to make sure no one else dies from a miners accident. >>> senator bob mcculskie said it was important for the mourners to remember the plane crash. the president was there to pay tribute to thousands of troops who died in a massacre nearly 80 years ago. >>> tim williams reports, rain did not stop the roar of volunteers. >> reporter: despite gray skies and rain, the weather was no match for the cause. >> i'm glad some of the people came. and it's a lot of fun. the weather is nice. >> reporter: more than a thousand family members and friends came to roar for autism. >> maybe, just maybe soon we'll understand what causes autism. >> reporter: it's the sixth annual event and every year it's held at oregon park. it's a day to play, hike, or ride a bike. >> enjoy your family while you are raising awareness and support for autism. >> and we are directly raising dollars that support autism r
showers, rain now across porgs of the virginia, west virginia, this batch is going to slow its spread to the east. by tomorrow afternoon, do expect to see some rain. it's going to take a little while for the moisture to move in. maybe a thundershower with that front close to the area on sunday afternoon. it may linger into monday, even tuesday. southwest winds 59 knots. tonight, partly cloudy skies later on. 46 by morning. a lot of clouds tomorrow, probably light rain popping up in the afternoon. high of 58 degrees. the next five days a risk of more showers on sunday. maybe some thunder. it will not rain this entire period. we'll probably see periods that will be cloudy. but we will have a risk of showers and 60s back here by next wednesday. >> check in with andrea fujihi starting at 6:00 a.m. for the updated first warning weather forecast. >>> and the o's are trying to right the ship as they take on the red sox. stan has the highlights next in sports. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, >>> finally action for the ravens in the draft. >> once round two commenced on a love lovely friday afternoon. and
virginia coal mine. terrell brown reports on the deadliest coal mining accident in this country since 1984. >> reporter: poisonous gas is keeping workers from rescuing workers inside a coal mine. >> the conditions were to a point where they were risking their own lives in an attempt to get in. >> reporter: the hound is holding on to hope that the men are still alive. the families of 25 other miners are slowly getting word that the loved ones did not survive the massive underground explosion. ben lost her father. he was five weeks away from returning. >> we were his life. coal mining came next. >> reporter: the explosion happened 30-miles south of charleston. the mine has a history of safety problems for not properly ventilating highly combustible methane gas. right now crews are working to release the toxic gases. right now they are hoping later it will be safer to go back inside to rescue the men. >> it will be later today before we can get back in. >> reporter: before the crews evacuated the mine they reached an air-tight rescue chamber and found it empty. it is possible the men made it
york this afternoon, allowing the rain in northern texas by the way. west virginia,west virginia, and across the region overnight, behind it the breeze to the northwest. low pressure over california will force the cooler air into the region. snow across michigan this afternoon and they had snow still going on across western maine and the higher elevations of new hampshire this afternoon. temperatures in washington were in the upper 20s with moderate snow this afternoon. yeah, here's the front getting ready to go through the region. to the north and west, it may be at 100-miles or so. clearing up nice. decent day. seeing clouds from time to time. it will be breezy and a lot cooler today. maybe getting up to around 60. not a bad day really, but cooler than we have seen. northwest winds up to 25 knots. there will be a small craft advisory on the bay tomorrow. the sunrise, 6:27. you will probably see that at 7:46. overnight tonight, more showers, and maybe a rumble of thunder or two. 5 a by morning -- 55 by morning. tomorrow, clouds and chilly compared to what we saw. 61 the high fo
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>>> breaking news. the search is called off for those still missing in the deadly west virginia coal mine explosion. we'll bring you the latest from the scene. >>> a contrite tiger woods opens up as he gets set to return to golf. >> i lied to a lot of people, deceived a lot of people. kept others in the dark. rationalized, you know, and i lied to myself. >> and march madness comes to a fitting close. >> almost went in! >> as duke holds into beat butler in a game for the anyoge. early this tuesday morning, butler in a game for the anyoge. early this tuesday morning, april 6, 2010. captioning funded by cbs >>> good morning, everybody. i'm harry smith. we're in montcoal, west virginia, just a couple of miles from the big branch mine which is the site of this terrible disaster that happened yesterday afternoon. good morning, maggie. this is just maybe one of the saddest places in america this morning. there was so much hope yesterday afternoon and as the evening hours turned in to early morning hours, we are faced with a disaster of significant proportions. >> i know, harry. 25 peop
will be talking about this morning25 miners are dead in west virginia this morning after a huge mine explosion yesterday afternoon. four are still missing. . here's terrell brown with more from west virginia. >> reporter: at least 25 miners were killed in a west virginia coal mine explosion. the search has been halted because of gas and smoke in the mine. >> there still continues to be a rescue operation with four unaccounted, four miners, and we're going to do everything in our power and in the mine rescue team's power to locate those people. >> reporter: the blast happened monday afternoon just as miners were departing the upper big branch mine just 30 miles south of charleston. at first rescue teams hoped they would find some of the missing miners alive. as the evening progressed, no survivors were located. >> it's a traumatic experience with the families over there right now. i ask for your cooperation in giving them their time of peace in grieving. >> reporter: the cause of explosion isn't known. but officials say this mine has a history of violations for not properly ventilating highly
investigators arrived in west virginia. they ever looking into what caused the coalmine explosion that killed 29 people. as jim axelrod reports search teams are still trying to recover more bodies. >> massey energy has a record with plenty to exam in. in 2009 they had 425 safety violations. the investigation will take months to complete. >> if you're not using that history of violations, to make sure miners aren't put at risk it is useless. >> jason adkins. >> it was a grime weekend here in southern west virginia. bells tolled in churches. >> william roosevelt lynch. >> reporter: after the bodies of the four missing miners were found saturday morning, and west virginia began to mourn. >> can you just say thank you. >> thank you. >> thank you coalminers. [ applause ] >> reporter: an eight-year-old, the son and grandson of miners, seemed to sum it up best. >> i say this is heartbreaking. everybody must pray for this accident and pray for our coalminers. please. please pray for them. . >>> west virginia governor is leading a memorial today for victims of a previous mining catastrophe. he will place
directions and another water main break to watch out for. that's virginia avenue. now here's a live look at the beltway at 23 and you can see we're getting by without too much trouble. this traffic report is the service of wilkins. everyone wins at wilkins. back over to you. >> here's what people are talking about news wise today. another police officer has been suspended after that video that sur vassed showing several of them beating a maryland college park university st. >> reporter: a rowdy victory celebration turned into a violent beating at the hands of prince george's county police and now the video obtained by wjz has sparked an fbi investigation and the prosecutor is looking at possible criminal charges against several officers. >> today we believe that we've identified all of the officers who were seen in the tape of the college park incident. we've already suspended two of those officers. we anticipate more suspensions shortly. our internal affairs division has been working around the clock on this case. >> they're done with that initial investigation. we'll take it to the gra
and west virginia? cbs sports analysts will join to us t t,,,,,,,, mm . >>> you see me in a suit all the time. >> i heard something totally different. you what happeneded to wear your giants footsies. you said . there was an art. >>> good morning, i'm gigi barnett. police in harford county bust up a major marijuana drug ring, the detectives arrest 13 people and there's still searching for antonio boston, the ring leader and the detectives say that the drug dealers used a house in arizona and then brought the drugs here in aberdeen. they seized 250 pounds of marijuana. >> the police are asking for your help as they search for a missing 10-year-old boy. he was last scene at 600 cherry hill road in the shopping center there. police say he's 4'3" and he weighs about 65 pounds. detectives say anyone with information call 911. >>> and doctors say that howard county executive should go home after he underwent facial surgery yesterday. his spokesperson says they repaired a ruptured artery in his nose. this is after he suffered a nose bleed that made his blood pressure drop. >>> here's a look
their semifinal games blue devils are favored in west virginia. and the mount -- against the mountaineers in west virginia. the mountaineers are in the final four for the first time in 51 years. don't miss the game tonight. see the butler bulldogs against the spar tans. it all kicks off at 6:00 p.m. on wjz-13. >> well, i pick west virginia. >> well, they're close enough and we saw weijia jiang went to west virginia and she's from the area and you can root for the team that's closest without routeing for the acc if routeing for duke pains you. >> and west virginia hasn't been in it for so long. >> and at least make the loss for morgan more tolerable. >> right. that's how i look at it. >> well, yeah. >> 6:00, maybe you've done all you want to do outside and if not, the weather will be phenomenal and a lot of people around the inner harbor and the espn zone, they're all watching it and march madness will be in full swing there. it will be a nice weekend and get outside and enjoy it for a minute. 48 degrees now and we're going to be going up to 30 degrees from where we are now. and the forecast high,
and the men's lacrosse squad lost to number two virginia. number four terps losing to number two virginia. >>> meanwhile nascar in talladega, green light finish. if you get caustic, you better close your eyes. brad keslowski wins. >>> nba winners include celtics over miami, nuggets and jazz still going on, and cleveland beat the bus. >> o's win. >> o's win. story of the week. >> thank you. >>> make way for ducklings. a brood of baby ducks takes to the streets. we'll hear their heart warming st,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, >>> stan apologizes. he was trying to say that the celtics stay alive in the playoffs. >>> this group of duckings were orphaned when their mother was killed in a car accident. the caregiver says one day they should be able to return to the wild but for now they will stay at that time wisconsin humane society. society. good ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, compare a well equipped lexus es, to a well-equipped buick lacrosse. get inside each. and see what you find. if perfection is what you pursue, this just might change your course. meet the new class of world class. the twenty-ten lacross
will allow oil platforms in water 50 miles off the coast of virginia and would lift the mother tore yum -- moratorium on exploration. >> given our energy needs in order to produce jobs and keep our businesses competitive, we are going to need to harness traditional sources of fuel even as we ramp up renewable sources. >> reporter: would allow drilling from the northern tip of delaware to the coast of florida. >> more information as it comes available and to ascertain whether we believe that the downsides. detriments of oil and gas drilling off the coast overrides our concerns with the environment. >> reporter: governor martin o'malley is opposed to drilling off maryland's shores in the past now says he's neutral and he is now eager to begin working out the issues that need to be addressed in order to make this a comprehensive policy. >> oil and wort simply -- water simply don't mix. we're trying to get the bay better, not allow it to be worse. >> reporter: more than 60% of our oil, some are willing to accept the risk. >> relative to where the gas prices are going, i don't understand why
an wjz's eyewitness news, more mine major just after the explosion killed 29 minorrers in west virginia. another accident miles away. and rock star brett michaels in critical condition. plus a man strikes it rich when a chain machine malfunctions. what did he do with the money? and : >> i'm meteorologist bernadette woods. this is the beginning of the storm. we'll have the complete forecast when eyewitness news returns. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, >>> weeks after a west virginia coal mining accident explosion kills dozens, another mine accident leaves one worker dead. this time 28-year-old john king died after getting trapped between a rock -- between a block of coal and a piece of equipment yesterday. the accident took place miles away from the april 5 explosion that killed 29 miners. that was the nation's worst mining disaster in 40 years. >>> airline passengers with tickets to and from europe are being asked to give up their seats to people stranded from the volcano. virgin is one making a request. the airlines are expected to lose more than $2 billion. the majority of europe is free of volcanic
router, and here in their security center in virginia, they monitor about one billion security events every day-- however, about three-quarters of all cyber-attacks come from outside the united states where the u.s. government has no jurisdiction. >> we're not as prepared as we should be. >> reporter: a reality the white house is trying to change. >> we're looking across the spectrum what are the legal frameworks, not only domestically, but internationally. >> reporter: howard schmidt is the nuclear appointed white house cyber-czar. his job is to make america's networks safe against attacks wherever they come from. >> but the key issue that we understand and we're working towards is reducing the vulnerabilities. >> reporter: the government is also quietly hiring hackers to learn their secrets. last month, mudge began working for darpa, the secretive research arm of the department of defense. however, the u.s. is playing catch-up. countries like china and russia have dedicated considerable resources to the cyber-battlefront, while the u.s. has been slow to react. >> so, establish it's
changes in washington. >> reporter: the virginia side of the potomac river is as close as gun laws would allow these demonstrators to get to where they most want their message heard, the white house and capitol hill. critics worry that guns at rallies and inflammatory rhetoric could lead to violence. >> they've mixed the gun message with this anti-health care and anti-tax message, so that it seems that like guns are sort of a defense against this tyrannical government that's overreaching. >> reporter: the so-called open carry rallies have been cropping up around the country. not all gun rights groups think they're a good idea. some steered clear. and made the same political points -- >> we've got to take this country back from the socialists running congress. >> reporter: -- at a larger unarmed second amendment rally at the washington monument. joel brown, cbs news, arlington, virginia. >>> new details are out about a school spying case in pennsylvania. a suburban philadelphia school district is acknowledging that it secretly took 56,000 images from school laptops issued to students. one
of the front that is moving, extending from lancaster all the way down into west virginia and the panhandle of maryland. we're going to see these storms rolling in here across the state. very widely scattered, area wide. but we want to show you some watches and warnings we have in effect. there is a red flag warning in effect for all of the areas in the red shading until 8:00 p.m. tonight. there is a watch for garrett county. that simply means we have low humidity, high heat. and the winds now, all creating the potential for some fires, should anything spark them. could be a real problem. again, all it's going to take is a little rain and humidity to go up a little for that to all start to subside. we'll keep you posted on that through the evening. and for now, back over to you, kai. >>> let's check in on the roads now with kristy breslin at wjz traffic control. >> reporter: and to say that this is a busy friday afternoon, would definitely be putting it mildly. sky eye chopper 13 has been over that scene for that accident on 70 eastbound at the beltway. it happened around 3:00. we had a van
trapped in west virginia wait for word in west virginia. >>> cancer diagnosis. what tennis great martina navratilova announced today. >>> and cracking down on something called floatoppia. it's a party in the ocean. and police are are taking steps. >>> and above-average temperatures continue. get outside while you can. first warning forecast. ,,,,,,,, bye, mom! we're here! [ giggling ] okay, girls. mom, i don't feel good. me, either. these days, nobody has time to get sick, but minute clinic makes it easy to get well. our nurse practitioners can diagnose and write prescriptions for everything from strep throat to sinus infections, with no appointment necessary. so you can feel better in no time. minute clinic -- the medical clinic inside cvs/pharmacy. find one near you at why not save on car insurance? [ coin drops ] [ high-pitched voice ] thanks. [ normal voice ] you're welcome. get a free quote at >>> we have breaking news in towson. that's the second you drive home. let's go to captain mike perry, in sky eye chopper 13 over the scene of an accident. m
be still alive, buried in west virginia. kathryn brown reports for wjz, from whitesville with more on the rescue efforts. >> reporter: crews are making headway, high above a west virginia mine, where four men are still missing. they're drilling holes through a thousand feet of earth and rock. >> we put an exhausting fan on that hole. so we could take area readings that measure the quality of the air that is down in the mine. >> reporter: reese rels cuers -- rescuers can't go back in until the poisonous gas gets back out. they believe that methane contributed to the huge explosion. but this is still a rescue operation, until the other four miners are reskied -- are rescued. >> crews are trying to send a signal to the missing men who may have been able to make it to an airtight chamber with food and water. >> we know they didn't come out. we know that is the next option, that they went to that chamber. >> reporter: crews are trying to comfort those who have lost a loved one. >> barbara aliff helped a man whose family member didn't make it. >> he looked like a marine sergeant. and to
was released from the hospital. in whitesville, west virginia. >>> and the owner of the mine is paying for the funerals. >>> we're learning about a scare for the governor and others. at least 50 lawmakers and the house speaker were gathered at a bar welcoming freshman representatives and the building caught fire and everyone was forced outside. the anne arundel firefighters reported there are no injuries. >> it's a simple ritual for a 72-year-old man, picking up chinese carry out on his way to his job and on his way to his order, a robber killed him. andrea fujii has more. >> reporter: good morning, don and everyone. it was something that he did every day, get food here before going to work police say during a robbery, someone shot him and his family wants to know why. this 72-year-old was a vietnam veteran and an overnight security guard. and his family says that nearly every night at midnight, he stopped here getting dinner on his way to work. he was here thursday morning when the police say that two people came in. >> two unknown black males came into the store and shot and killed m
. >>> west virginia's governor is responding to a growing controversy. governor joe mansion was flown to west virginia after last week's explosion on a jet provided by the mine's owner. a state owned flight could not be arranged quickly enough. today federal inspectors are arriving to begin the investigation. >>> legislators are pushing chelsea's law. king was out for an afterschool run when she disappeared. her family says they will fight for her honor. >> with the community's strength and chelsea's will we're going to run this race. we're going to run it hard and we're going to run it to completion. >> the new law would require more intensive monitoring of sexual offenders. >>> the vatican posted a new site stating that bishop's and other clerical abuse should be made to the police. this comes after the pope faces allegations of not acting on abuse cases. >>> russia waves adoption to americans. >> reporter: russian authorities have temporarily suspended adoptions after the tennessee mom sent the 7-year- old on a one way flight back to his homeland alone. >> if russia chooses to suspend th
mine in whitesville, west virginia. for a locator, that's about an hour south of the capital of charleston. a state mining official in west virginia confirms six miners are dead, 21 others still unaccounted for and may be trapped. rescue workers, we're told, are on the scene at the upper big branch south mine which is opened by massie energy's performance coal company. this disaster comes four years and a few months after tragedy of is the sago coal mine in the eastern part of west virginia. in that accident 12 miners were killed, one survived after an explosion likely caused by a lightning strike. after say go-- and this is important-- a number of safety changes were implemented. including requirements coal companies provide additional emergency air supplies, better communications, better equipment and tracking devices. at this point, we have no idea what caused today's accident but we will tell you there have been three fatalities in the last dozen or so years at the very same mine. harry? >> smith: bob orr in washington, thanks very much. now the long-anticipated return of
still be alive. national correspondent jim axelrod is in montcoal, west virginia, tonight. jim, are rescuers making any progress? >> reporter: maggie, high levels of poisonous gases continue to hamper the rescue effort, but once it's safe, the rescue teams can get back in the mines, it should take less than two hours for them to get to the area they believe the four missing miners might be. this is one of five holes being drilled into the upper big branch mine to vent a toxic mix of methane and carbon dioxide and allow the rescue effort to resume. >> when the rescue teams are prepared, they're charged up, ready to go. and they'll go in a moment's notice. >> reporter: officials are now focused on three of the five drill sights, all 1,100 feet down where the lethal gas is being vented. two sites are near an air-tight refuge center stocked with enough food and water to last four days where they hope to find three miners. they believe the fourth miner is no more than a thousand feet away near the third drill sight. >> we're hoping someone had the ability-- and we had no way of know
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